John Heinbockel, M.D., MSEE, Joins the Department

John Heinbockel, M.D., MSEE, joined the Department of Anesthesiology in March.

Dr John Heinbockel

John Heinbockel, M.D., MSEE, joined us March 20 as an assistant professor of anesthesiology in the Divisions of Neuroanesthesiology and Liver & Transplant Anesthesiology. He comes to us from HCA West Marion Community Hospital, where he served as chief of anesthesia since 2020. He has also been a clinical assistant professor of anesthesiology with the University of Central Florida College of Medicine since 2018. He has engaged in medical mission work in both Ecuador and Ethiopia.

Dr. Heinbockel earned his medical degree at the University of South Florida and completed his residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He also has a M.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Central Florida.

His research interests include neurocognitive disorders in the perioperative period and working with transplant patients. He is also interested in working with engineering students to develop projects to improve anesthesia delivery.

Dr. Heinbockel is a fifth-generation Floridian, with family history here tracing back to the 1810s. In his leisure time, he enjoys hiking and swimming. He has competed in many U.S. Master’s Swimming competitions and has hiked trails in several states.

Welcome Dr. Heinbockel!

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